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states today. roughly half the people that buy them are current or former members of the military or law enforcement. they buy them for legitimate purposes-- primarily for target shooting and increasingly to go hunting. members of the united states senate and congress own those firearms. paul ryan, for example, owns one of those and goes hunting with them. >> ifill: that one was a forgone concliewrkz as were the magazine clips, but the background checks not so much. >> our concern with the universal background checks is we think the problem we see is you have to fix the nix system. the first thing you need to do is fix the nix system which is why our industry is funding an initiate toif work at the grass-roots level to work with the states falling down on the jobs and not getting the background checks-- getting the information into the background check system. the system is only as good as the information that's in it, and background checks that are incompleted and accurate don't help anybody. having more of those background checks that are incomplete also doesn't help anybody. >> ifill:
/11 where you bring together all kind of law enforcement agencies, all kind of jurisdictions-- local, county, federal, state. they work together as a task force, and this seems to have been-- worked very well in this case. >> ifill: okay, well, in that case we're going to move on. if we get anything new while we're on the air we'll share it with you. the president's week air force complicated one, especially after the senatey jected the mildest form of gun control-- background checks for gun buyers. only a week another a republican senator, pat toomey, and a democrat joe manchin seemed to have hit on the perfect compromise but no. republicans and several democrats called it necessary. what happened in the end, jeff? >> what happened in the end is probably what was going to happen in the beginning, that gun control is one of the most complicated things to pass the senate. ythere was incredible emotion. i was up there as the newtown families were going door to door to door talking to senators. it was the most emotional lobbying campaign i have ever seen. but what was not present, at least visi
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